Also known as "The Leeds Warrior", he is a British professional boxer known for competing in the featherweight division. He is most recognized for having won the IBF Featherweight title in May of 2018.
Prior to fighting, he was a dental technician. After training consistently, he turned professional in 2009 and his debut match occurred in October of that year. In November of 2012, he went on to win his first professional title in the featherweight division.
He is known for having won and held multiple titles in the featherweight division including the WBC International, the European, Commonwealth, and English titles as well.
He was born and raised in Leeds, England.
He defeated fellow British boxer Rendall Munroe in April of 2014 to retain the Commonwealth featherweight division title.